The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Canary Wharf region.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 36 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 12 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.17% 3.73% 11.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.57% 31.58% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 16
Average salary £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £77,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £77,500 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
28 38 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.52% 11.80% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 28
Average salary £70,000 £92,500 £73,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +26.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £67,800
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
London

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region.

QA Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 15 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 38 (95.00%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 15 (37.50%) Project Management
4 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 12 (30.00%) SOA
6 12 (30.00%) Oracle
6 12 (30.00%) TOGAF
7 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 10 (25.00%) BEA
7 10 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 8 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 8 (20.00%) IBM
8 8 (20.00%) Supplier Management
9 7 (17.50%) Use Case
9 7 (17.50%) Service Management
9 7 (17.50%) Change Management
10 6 (15.00%) N-Tier
10 6 (15.00%) RUP
10 6 (15.00%) HP
10 6 (15.00%) ISEB
10 6 (15.00%) ITIL
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Test Management
10 6 (15.00%) Time Management
10 6 (15.00%) Zachman Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (12.50%) Apache
4 4 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (10.00%) WebLogic Integration
4 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.00%) LiveCycle
4 4 (10.00%) AquaLogic
4 4 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (10.00%) LiveLink
4 4 (10.00%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Staffware
1 4 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
1 4 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.00%) Rational Rose
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.50%) RSpec
3 1 (2.50%) JBehave
3 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.50%) WATIR
3 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 38 (95.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (15.00%) Architect
1 6 (15.00%) Analyst
1 6 (15.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (12.50%) PMO Lead
2 5 (12.50%) PMO Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL Expert
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Quality Manager
5 2 (5.00%) QA Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) UML Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
1 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) CentOS
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (37.50%) Project Management
3 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 12 (30.00%) SOA
4 12 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 10 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 7 (17.50%) Use Case
7 7 (17.50%) Service Management
7 7 (17.50%) Change Management
8 6 (15.00%) RUP
8 6 (15.00%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Test Management
8 6 (15.00%) Time Management
8 6 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (15.00%) Scrum
8 6 (15.00%) Software Architecture
9 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISEB
2 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle
3 10 (25.00%) BEA
4 8 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (20.00%) IBM
5 6 (15.00%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) BMC
6 4 (10.00%) TIBCO
6 4 (10.00%) Remedy
6 4 (10.00%) Adobe
6 4 (10.00%) Axway
7 2 (5.00%) Telelogic
8 1 (2.50%) RightScale
8 1 (2.50%) Terracotta